Better Burger with Green Olives

Total Time:
25 min
15 min
10 min

4 servings

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey or beef (at least 90 percent lean)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pitted green olives (2 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Cooking spray
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Combine the turkey or beef, olives, parsley, cumin, and pepper in a mixing bowl and mix until well incorporated. Shape into 4 burgers.

  • Spray a grill pan with cooking spray and preheat over a medium-high heat or prepare an outdoor grill. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side, until cooked through.

  • Serving suggestion: Serve on whole-wheat buns, garnished with slices of tomato and lettuce, with ketchup and mustard on the side.

  • Serving size 1 burger

  • (Turkey)

Per Serving:
  • Calories 145; Total Fat 4 g; (Sat Fat 0 g, Mono Fat 1.5 g, Poly Fat 0.5 g) ; Protein 28 g; Carb 1.5 g; Fiber 0 g; Cholesterol 45 mg; Sodium 305 mg

  • Excellent source of: Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin K, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc

  • Good source of: Fiber, Iron

  • (Beef)

Per Serving:
  • Calories 155; Total Fat 7 g; (Sat Fat 1.5 g, Mono Fat 3.5 g, Poly Fat 1 g) ; Protein 22 g; Carb 1 g; Fiber 0 g; Cholesterol 60 mg; Sodium 305 mg

  • Excellent source of: Protein, Vitamin K, Manganese, Selenium

  • Good source of: Fiber, Iron

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